Posts tagged with  " compensation "

Compensation for wrongful conviction

May 11, 2015:

The Independent reports Sam Hallam, another victim of a wrongful conviction, has joined forces with Victor Nealon to fight the new law introduced last year to cut compensation for the victims of wrongful convictions. This week sees their test case reaching the UK High Court.

Media Release: Chris Saltrese responds to DPP's proposals to review sexual offences programme.

March 12, 2013:

The Following media release has been issued by Chris Saltrese, a solicitor specialising in defending allegations of sexual abuse . MEDIA RELEASE CHRIS SALTRESE RESPONSE TO THE DPP’S PROPOSALS TO REVIEW SEXUAL OFFENCE PROSECUTIONS “Case building’ risks case manufacture in historic child abuse” warns defence solicitor. Responding to the DPPs proposals to increase prosecutions for alleged […]

London teacher throttled by pupil as colleagues look on unable to intervene

December 28, 2008:

We are grateful to NFPS (National Federation for Personal Safety) for bringing this article to our attention.  This story also appears in the Daily Mail A teacher who won £250,000 compensation after a pupil tried to strangle him has criticised the apparent ‘can’t touch’ culture that exists in schools after other teaching staff initially refused to […]

'Victims' sue care society

July 25, 2005:

MORE than 60 people who say they were subjected to sexual and physical abuse at Merseyside children’s homes will have their compensation claims heard. The alleged victims are suing the Nugent Care Society, responsible for the longclosed St Vincent’s home in Formby, and its sister establishment, St Aidan’s in Widnes, for substantial damages. The case […]

Get docs a real watchdog

May 15, 2005:

A top human-rights lawyer has called for the General Medical Council to be scrapped after it cleared a doctor who played a key role in an infamous child sex abuse scandal of any wrongdoing.Consultant paediatrician Camille de San Lazaro was involved in investigating allegations that children were sexually abused at a Newcastle nursery.She later gave […]

Doctor admits she had 'no evidence' for child abuse claim

April 27, 2005:

that children had been drugged by two nursery nurses falsely accused of child abuse, a disciplinary hearing heard today.The General Medical Council (GMC) heard testimony Camille De San Lazaro made during an earlier legal hearing in which she admitted making unsubstantiated allegations when helping families make compensation claims in relation to the false child sex […]

Dr Camille De San Lazaro admits abuse claims were exaggerated

April 26, 2005:

A leading expert admitted she “overstated and exaggerated” medical report accounts of sexual abuse which were later proved false in a major North-East case, a medical tribunal was told yesterday.Dr Camille De San Lazaro, a consultant paediatrician and senior lecturer at Newcastle University, appeared before the General Medical Council in Manchester to answer a charge […]

Demo as doctor fights for career

April 25, 2005:

Demo as doctor fights for career By Dave Black, The Journal A group which campaigns for carers and teachers who have been falsely accused of child abuse will today stage a demonstration as a North-East doctor faces a hearing which could end her career.Dr Camille San Lazaro goes before the General Medical Council (GMC) for […]

Dr San Lazaro appears before GMC

April 21, 2005:

The doctor at the centre of a major child abuse allegation in the North-East is now facing a battle to save her own career.Dr Camille De San Lazaro faces a fitness to practice hearing in front of the General Medical Council (GMC) on Monday which could lead to her being struck off the medical register.The […]

Stop the Panic

April 7, 2005:

Jean La Fontaine is professor emeritus of social anthropology at the London School of Economics. She has done fieldwork in Africa and the UK. She has published a book on children’s sexual abuse and the Department of Health funded her research on ritual and organised abuse.From the late 1980s onwards there has been a fear […]

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